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Archive - Jun 26, 2012

2011 Rookie Performance / Expectations

Tue, 06/26/2012 - 12:19am

In our love for the NBA Draft, we often develop inflated expectations for draft picks. We hope to find franchise players in the top 5, all stars in the lottery, solid starters in the first round and occasional gems and role players in the second round. But are these expectations realistic? A draft study done by 82games.com helps to give us a more realistic perspective for draft positions.

http://82games.com/nbadraftpicks.htm

Rating = points per game+rebounds per game+assists per game
Star: 20+ Rating
Solid Player: 15-19.9